Our professionals briefings are designed to make frontline staff and managers aware of the recommendations and key learning points that have come out of our audit and quality assurance activity, so that they can use this to help improve local practice to keep children safe.
We would encourage you to discuss these in your staff or business planning meetings. We always welcome feedback – please email any comments to BHSCP@Brighton-Hove.gov.uk
- Multi-Agency Domestic Abuse Audit (February 2019)
The purpose of the audit was to examine the effectiveness of responses to children (and their families) where concerns have been reported in respect of domestic abuse.
- Children with Disabilities Audit (October 2017)
We undertook an in-depth multi-agency audit to seek assurance that a robust and timely service is provided to disabled children who are in need of protection and whether we are making a difference.
- Neglect Audit (March 2017)
An in depth audit of the effectiveness of arrangements to safeguard children who experience neglect.
- Child Sexual Exploitation Multi-Agency Audit (January 2016)
Following on from our 2014 audit the Monitoring & Evaluation Subcommittee have looked at 10 cases in depth to seek assurance on the effectiveness of multi-agency working to protect children at risk of sexual exploitation.
- Parental Substance Misuse Audit (November 2015)
This in depth multi-agency audit looked at six cases where young children, under 5 years old, lived with parents who misused substances, and focused on the support they receive from agencies.
- Network Meetings & Core Groups Audit (June 2015)
We conducted a multi-agency audit on Network Meetings and Core Groups looking at agency involvement and outcomes for the child as well as feedback from parents.
- Child Sexual Exploitation Audit (December 2014)
An in depth multi agency audit on CSE was conducted by the LSCB and this briefing summarises the strengths and recommendations.
- Domestic Violence & Abuse Audit (September 2014)
Brighton & Hove LSCB carried out an in depth multi-agency audit to assure itself of how well agencies were working together to safeguard children and young people who experience Domestic Violence & Abuse.